Ohio County WV Information


Ohio County Subdivisions

Ohio County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 43,521
Population in Households 41,029
Population in Familes 30,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,492
Population Density1 411
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 18,700
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 10,868
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,860 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,840 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,426 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $109,551
Average Home Value $141,394


Median Household Income $40,879
Average Household Income $58,903
Per Capita Income $26,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.41%
Households -0.16% -0.36%
Families -0.39% -0.51%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Ohio County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ohio County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 78th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 12 80th
Median Household Income # 16 73rd
Per Capita Income # 6 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.